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Regrouping after HLH

Posted by dougw Top Member Apr 13, 2018
Congratulations to all the contestants in the Hack Like Heck competition. It was the most intense contest ever held on element14 and the contestants really stepped up with massive efforts and spectacular projects. I thought it would be interesting to share some of my experiences with the event, particularly the non-technical aspects. I'd bet anyone who considered entering this competition had to answer a lot of non-technical questions when deciding what to do. I definitely struggled with the non ...
This blog entry is about my Hack Like Heck competition entry. Please check it out and give it a Like if you enjoy it! What went wellI finished it!Hacking like Heck requires a broad range of skills relating to engineering, software, video production, time management, and communication. When it comes to engineering and video production I’m a relative noob, but I didn’t let that stop me. I set my sights high and pushed myself beyond my previous limits. It was an honor to play alongside ...
Here's a "Hack Like Heck" Youtube Playlist for real easy binge watchin'! =D   Competition Info / YouTube Auditions : 1-17 Project Video Entries Start at 18 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLUqSARZt5KdHgwbSAJD8x3nZE05krEsjl   Super high standard great quality builds and videos. Enjoy the vids & Good Luck to All Contestants! ...
SN35 Mini Project Update #04   I've never done a lot of the things I have attempted over the past few weeks. So far on this project, I have:   Learned the basics of using a green screen Learned the basics of editing film Become heaps better with Fusion 360 Explored the basics of using ECAD software (Eagle specifically) Given up on learning how to design custom footprints in Eagle for now, and hand drew my biggest board yet! (lol) Worked with a tiny LCD (I've never used one in a p ...
DANGER!   NOOBS WILL NOT BE PREPARED FOR THIS LEVEL OF TECH.   YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.   VOTE HERE! THE FUTURE IS NOW. ...
[Audition & Updates: Hack Like Heck: Rory O Connor ]   Anyway so that's it, Official time is up on "Hack like Heck" Competition! Zombie Horse Pirate in ARrrrr!!! [lol ..nah later.. maybe .. sniff ;P ]   Didn't finish a 3D print/build of Pi Play AR (II) and thus video finalization in time for the competition! doh!   Anyway got as far as a very accessible AR dev mockup and a prototype Pi Play AR (I). Inspired by the great quality of many "Hack like Heck" builds,  d ...